transitive verb
per·​stringe | \pə(r)ˈstrinj\

Definition of perstringe 

1 : to find fault with : censure, criticize

2 obsolete : to dull the vision of

3 archaic : to touch upon lightly or in passing

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History and Etymology for perstringe

Latin perstringere to bind up, graze, touch upon, censure, from per-, intensive prefix + stringere to draw tight, bind, touch upon

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